Organic Lavender Essential Oil (Lavandula angustifolia)

Attributes

Lavender oil is a very popular oil known for its relaxing and soothing effect on the nerves, calming depression, hysteria, relieving tension, panic and nervous exhaustion.

It combats headaches, migraines and insomnia.

It is helpful for asthma, laryngitis, bronchitis, colds, whooping cough, throat infections and helps the digestive system deal with flatulence, vomiting, colic and nausea.

It also relieves pain when used for arthritis, rheumatism, lumbago and muscular aches and pains.

Lavender oil can also be used as an insect repellent.

Therapeutic Properties

Lavandula comes from the Latin word lavare, meaning, “to wash”, which is particularly appropriate because Lavender is so deeply cleansing in so many ways.

It is antiseptic, analgesic, anti-convulsant, anti-depressant, anti-rheumatic, anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, bactericide, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, cordial, cytophylactic, decongestant, deodorant, diuretic, emmenagogue, hypotensive, nervine, rubefacient, sedative, sudorific and vulnerary.

History

It was Rene-Maurice Gattefosse who observed the healing effects of lavender oil when he burnt his hand in a laboratory accident, and it is still used today for burns including in hospitals, for its pain relieving, antiseptic & skin healing properties.

Information

Botanical Name

Lavandula angustifolia

Country of Origin

Bulgaria

Method of Extraction

Steam distillation

Part of Plant

Flowering tops

Ingredients

100% pure & certified organic lavender essential oil

Aroma

Refreshing and floral

Note Classification

Middle

Suggested Aromatherapy Usages

  • For Car Scenter/Diffuser use, drip oil onto the oil pad.

  • For use on pillow, add a few drops of essential oils onto a couple of cotton balls and tuck them in both sides of your pillow just underneath the pillow case.

  • For use in Candle Burner/Electric Vapourizer/Aromatic Lamp Diffuser, add 6 -10 drops or more if desired into the recessed bowl of containing warm water.

  • For bath or foot bath, add a few drops of essential oils into bathtub or bucket containing warm water.

  • For inhalation, add a few drops to a cotton ball, soft tissue, diffuser or small pot of hot water. Cover your head with a large towel, close your eyes, put your face above the water and inhale deeply. Repeat as required.

  • For all other uses, carefully dilute with a carrier oil such as jojoba, almond or coconut oil prior to use. Please consult an essential oil book or other professional reference source for suggested dilution ratios.

Precautions

  • For external use only.

  • Keep out of reach of children.

  • Keep away from flame. Store in a cool, dry place.

  • Avoid direct contact with eyes and all sensitive areas.

  • If pregnant or lactating, consult your healthcare practitioner before using.

  • Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care.

Sizes Available

  • 10ml

  • 100ml

  • 1L

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